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Archive for ‘Home Security’ Category

Home Security Tips

Sunstkitts.com recently published an article with crime prevention and safety tips for your home. It has about 7 tips. In my opinion, the following two are the best: Install a peephole in the door – and use it. Don’t let any stranger into your home when you’re alone, no matter what the reason or how… Read More

Self-Defense Tips From Fightwize.com

The following self-defense tips come from fightwize.com: Alarms are the number one deterrent for burglars Fit Deadlocks on all doors and windows, do not leave the key in the lock but leave a key in each room in a place well known by all family Members in case you needed to get out in case… Read More

Crime Prevention: Home Safety Tip

by Bill Thomas I cannot take credit for the following idea, but since it is a great one, I wanted to pass it along. Most of the new cars are equipped with a panic alarm that will sound when pressed. When you come home at night instead of hanging the keys up on the key… Read More

Preventing Break-Ins At Your Home

by Jill Steele 2006, All Rights Reserved You’ve lived here for years. You’ve never had any trouble. But one otherwise quiet night, you hear a strange noise. It sounds like the jiggling of a doorknob. Is someone breaking into your house? Are the kids still in bed? Where did you leave the phone? It’s… Read More

Home Security System Basics

by Anthony Neary Government statistics reveal that 60% of burglaries on homes fitted with burglar alarms are unsuccessful, which proves that they can act as a useful deterrent in most cases. Burglars tend to search for less challenging targets than houses equipped with an alarm. Choosing the right home security system can be overwhelming task,… Read More

Home Protection Items for Seniors

Mace Motion Alert is a passive infrared system that detects motion in any selected area. Compact and attractive, it mounts easily (vertically or horizontally) near any entry area and is battery operated, eliminating any need for wiring. Unit can be coded with a personal security code and can be set to utilize a two-tone entry… Read More

Are You Safe at Home?

by Scott Bianchi A very small percentage of people are burglarized in their home each year in this country. The problem is, you can never be sure you wont be one of them. So, do you feel safe in your home? When I was growing up we never locked the doors at my parents house.… Read More